In a year in which the health and safety of essential workers was among the most prominent labor rights issues, activists say that Maryland lawmakers failed to pass protections for people working during the current and future public health emergencies. Though a version of the Maryland Essential Workers Protection Act passed through the General Assembly, the final version lacked some of the major provisions included in the bill.
Labor savors some Md. session wins but laments loss on top priority
April 21, 2021